NEW YORK - The Boston Red Sox got off lightly in Major League Baseball's sign-stealing scandal after Commissioner Rob Manfred concluded their violations were far less flagrant than those of the Houston Astros.Boston was stripped of its second-round ...
Apr 23, 2020
BOSTON - Steve Pearce, the career journeyman who broke loose to become the unlikely MVP of the 2018 World Series, says he's done playing after an injury-plagued season for the Boston Red Sox."You know what? It has been a ...
Apr 15, 2020
BOSTON - Red Sox starter Chris Sale had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time), his 31st birthday, waiting 11 days after doctors said he needed the operation because of difficulty in scheduling during the coronavirus pandemic.Red ...
Mar 31, 2020
NORTH PORT, Florida - With baseball ablaze over the Houston Astros' cheating scandal, commissioner Rob Manfred met with several managers on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) and told them to knock off any notion of get-even beanballs."I hope that I made ...
Feb 17, 2020
BOSTON - The Boston Red Sox fired manager Alex Cora on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred implicated him in the sport's sign-stealing scandal.Cora was the bench coach for the Houston Astros when they ...
Jan 15, 2020
BOSTON - The New York Yankees officially ended Boston's three-year reign as AL East champs, blanking the Red Sox, 5-0, Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time) behind another big effort by James Paxton.Hours after the Red Sox parted ways ...
Sep 10, 2019
BOSTON - Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had a chance to thank his adoring fans at Fenway Park exactly three months after he was shot in the back while in his native Dominican Republic.In his first public appearance since June 9, ...
Sep 10, 2019
CLEVELAND - Jackie Bradley Jr. homered with one out in the 10th inning as the Boston Red Sox edged the Cleveland Indians, 7-6, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) after blowing a late lead and potential win for ace Chris Sale.Rafael ...
Aug 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA - Pedro Martinez had signed his autograph on the sweet spot of the baseball when he grabbed it by the seams and pointed out that his middle and pointer fingers should not have been touching on the ball. The Hall of Fame ...
Aug 6, 2019
BOSTON - The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox are setting their sights on an AL wild-card berth, and they're doing it with the players they already have.Red Sox baseball boss Dave Dombrowski conceded on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila ...
Aug 2, 2019
BOSTON - In his first public comments since a botched assassination attempt in his native Dominican Republic, former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that he is glad to be home from the hospital and told his fans: " ...
Jul 30, 2019
BOSTON - Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is out of the hospital following three surgeries after being shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic.The Red Sox said Saturday that they've been told Ortiz has been ...
Jul 28, 2019
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Charlie Morton struck out 11 over seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep by beating David Price and Boston 3-2 in a game that the Red Sox protested on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time). ...
Jul 25, 2019
BOSTON - Joris Gnagnon took out Liverpool midfielder Yasser Larouci's legs at Fenway Park like a baserunner trying to break up a double play.The Sevilla defender was sent off in the 76th minute for a reckless tackle near where second ...
Jul 22, 2019
BOSTON - Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85.A Red Sox spokesman confirmed the death Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time), and the team ...
Jul 18, 2019
BOSTON - David Ortiz's wife says he has moved out of intensive care.Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement distributed by the Red Sox on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) that the ex-Boston slugger remains hospitalized and in good condition, almost ...
Jun 23, 2019
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), while providing no information about why a group of young men ...
Jun 13, 2019
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - David Ortiz was flown to Boston for more medical care on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican ...
Jun 11, 2019
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot and wounded in his native Dominican Republic, his father told ESPN on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time).Leo Ortiz told ESPN.com that Ortiz was shot while at an ...
Jun 10, 2019
BOSTON - Red Sox ace Chris Sale struck out a career-high 17 in just seven innings before getting pulled after 108 pitches on a chilly Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time), and the Colorado Rockies rallied against Boston's bullpen to win ...
May 15, 2019
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